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“Art in Bloom” exhibit inspires creativity

I stopped in at Portsmouth Public Library yesterday morning to take a much anticipated look at Portsmouth Garden Club’s “Art in Bloom” exhibit. It is spectacular! Portsmouth Garden Club members created floral arrangements based on a work of art. A month or so ago my friend Janet Hugi, who is a member of the Portsmouth […]

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Solo show continues through April 29

Pictured here is Zerrisseneheit (IIa), one of 12 monotype collages now on view. Photo by Michael Sterling. TORN-TO-PIECES-HOOD: A series of monotype collages by Barbara van Buskirk is on view at Ceres Bakery, 51 Penhallow Street, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, through Monday, April 29, 2019. Open Hours: Monday-Saturday, 7 a.m.-4 p.m. If you’re in the area, I hope […]

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Looking forward to seeing you

TORN-TO-PIECES-HOOD A series of monotype collages by Barbara van Buskirk April 2 – 29, 2019 Ceres Bakery 51 Penhallow Street Portsmouth, New Hampshire I will be at Ceres Bakery Thursday, April 4, 2019, at 10 a.m. and Saturday, April 27, 2019, at 1 p.m. and look forward to seeing you! Zerrissenheit (XII) (2018) by Barbara […]

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First series of Seacoast Women project on view in April

TORN-TO-PIECES-HOOD: A series of monotype collages by Barbara van Buskirk April 2 – 29, 2019 Ceres Bakery 51 Penhallow Street Portsmouth, New Hampshire Hours: Monday-Saturday, 7 a.m.-4 p.m. “Woman’s life today is tending more and more toward the state William James describes so well in the German word, Zerrissenheit ⏤ torn-to-pieces-hood.” Gift from the Sea by Anne Morrow Lindbergh (pp. 55-56) Zerrissenheit (XIII) (2018) […]

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The Creators of SomeCity focus on monotypes

Barbara van Buskirk on theCreators

I had such a good time talking about creativity, monotypes and more with Tom Jackson on The Creators of SomeCity last month. When Tom emailed to tell me our chat had premiered on YouTube Friday evening, I felt quite excited. This is the first time I’ve heard and watched myself talk about my art. I’m […]

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Book covers feature original prints

One-of-a-kind original book covers fan the work table in the studio today I’ve been sorting and sifting through old and unfinished hand pulled prints then using them to make one-of-a-kind book covers. This morning I laid out the book covers I’ve made thus far using original monotypes as well as artist’s proofs from a solar […]

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Happy New Year

Pears in the Fog (2013) by Barbara van Buskirk Monotype and collage on BFK Rives (White)

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Love. Peace. Hope.

Peace on Earth by Barbara van Buskirk. Mixed media on wood.

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Happy Autumn

Voices in the Air (below) is from a time, years ago, when I was playing around with the idea of collaging monotypes on carved and painted plywood. I made several pieces using this technique. Voices in the Air found a wonderful home here in New Hampshire a couple of years ago. I love this piece. Voices in the […]

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Barn Gallery Juried Regional Show opens

I am very excited to announce both “View from Cabin #8, Haystack (#1)” and “Far from Shore, Night” have been accepted in the Open Regional Juried Show at Barn Gallery in Ogunquit, Maine, which opened yesterday. View from Cabin #8, Haystack (#1) (2018) The juror for this exhibit is Cynthia Robinson, director, Museum of the […]

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